Tag: Just bloody think about it will you?

‘Third World’..? More Like Fourth!

Pradeep is one of thousands across India who are trying to solve one of the world’s greatest challenges; how to get 560 million people in India to stop going to the toilet outside. So, India needs to provide modern plumbing,…

Oh, Suddenly The Law’s A Hindrance…?

Shadow transport minister Andy McDonald told The Argus it was “deeply concerning” Sussex Police officers investigating the tragedy were being hindered in their work after a High Court ruling yesterday. The force took the Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) to…

TANSTAAFL (Again)….

Whether you are a new mum wanting to make friends or a struggling parent needing support, children’s’ centres are an invaluable free service to many caring for children. Except they are nothing of the kind… However, government cuts and financial…

Something Fishy Here…

So, yesterday the progressive press was banging the drum for Open Borders, with the ‘Indy’ and the ‘Guardian’ focusing on the ‘plight’ of the Calais camp. But the ‘Guardian’ slipped up: How you can help Money, donations and volunteers are…

Nick Cohen Asks The Question….

On the ‘polarising’ of political debate and the culpability of the Internet: An urgent, if undiscussed, reform is for governments to legislate to stop Facebook and others using their algorithms to deliver news users want to hear, rather than need…

Wait, What..?

Whenever there’s a suicide on the rail or Tube network, I always try to spare a thought for the poor railway staff and ambulance workers who must – we have been assured – clean up the mess, even to finding…

Wisdom Of Solomon Required….

Unacceptable!* A mother who wanted to call her baby daughter Cyanide – because that was the poison that Adolf Hitler was said to have taken to kill himself – has been thwarted by leading judges in a landmark case. The…

Why Should We Let Failures Decide Policy?

Grammar schools are popular, or so the prevailing wisdom goes. Moreover, the idea that parents want selection underpins the recent flurry of pro-grammar activity around the country. But I bet the ‘Guardian’ is here to tell you why that’s not…